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Wednesday 18th April

Gerda Stevenson at Atkinson-Pryce Books

We are delighted to welcome actor, writer, director and singer/songwriter Gerda Stevenson for a launch of her new poetry anthology "Quines: Poems in Tribute to Women of Scotland".  Gerda will also be at the Municipal Hall on 22nd June as the guest poet for Shore to Shore 2018.

Poems giving voices to 67 remarkable women of Scotland from thousands of years BC to 21st century women. A diverse range of women are represented through poetic monologues in Scots and English. This powerful, unique, well-researched collection is a new landmark in the fine tradition of Scottish women's writing from a renowned poet and performer.

Tickets £5 from Atkinson-Pryce.  7.30 pm


Friday 22nd June


7.30pm, The Municipal Hall

We are thrilled to announce that the Shore to Shore poetry tour will be returning to Biggar for Independent Bookshop Week 2018.  Poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy is joined by fellow poets Jackie Kay, Gillian Clarke and Imtiaz Dharkar and guest poet Gerda Stevenson.  And of course, the musical master of ceremonies John Sansom.


Tickets are now on sale.  £15.00 each from Atkinson-Pryce direct, or on-line.

To buy direct, please ring us on 01899 221225 or email us note there is a booking fee of 75p per ticket for on-line purchases.


Check out this short video made by Book Break about the tour in 2016.